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[movies]Ensuring Sfaety: Transporting Hazardous Materials by Air - Department of Transportation
Department of TransportationEnsuring Sfaety: Transporting Hazardous Materials by AirVideo 7-97 1997This video describes the basic procedures for transporting hazardous materials by air.
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Downloads: 72
[movies]Acoustics and Your Environment: The Basis of Sound and Highway Traffic Noise - U.S. Department of Transportation
U.S. Department of TransportationVideo VH-706Acoustics and Your Environment: The Basis of Sound and Highway Traffic NoiseAVA20426VNB1. This video is an educational tool presenting the fundamentals of sound and highway traffic noise. The first part of the video covers the basics of sound, including the following topics: sound waves, frequency, noise, sound pressure level, sound perception.
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Downloads: 127
[movies]Your Roadmap to the Internet via the Bureau of Transportation Statistics - Department of Transportation
Department of TransportationVideo VH-315Your Roadmap to the Internet via the Bureau of Transportation StatisticsFor Net novices, this video defines the Internet and encourages the viewer to discover online transportation data and information. Internet tools are explained in very simple terms: E-mail, File Transfer Protocol, Gopher, and the World Wide Web, illustrated by pages from transportation sites...
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Downloads: 383
[movies]ALERT: Advanced Law Enforcement Technology, Public Safety Technology for the 21st Century - Department of Transportation
Department of TransportationVideo VH-377ALERT: Advanced Law Enforcement Technology, Public Safety Technology for the 21st CenturyThe ALERT system integrates a wireless, computerized data entry and access system for first-response traffic officers with a data management system for traffic records managers and administrators. Officers are tracked by global positioning and equipped with an in- vehicle touch-screen, a hand-held remote, digital photo and video capability, and direct access to federal...
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Downloads: 65
[movies]Ensuring Safety: The Cylinder Retester's Guide - Department of Transportation
Department of TransportationEnsuring Safety: The Cylinder Retester's GuideThis video is for most cylinder retesters. It depicts a typical step-by-step inspection of a cylinder retest facility by a US DOT Inspector.
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Downloads: 127
[movies]Acoustics and Your Environment: The Basis of Sound and Highway Traffic Noise - Department of Transportation
Department of TransportationVideo VH-706Acoustics and Your Environment: The Basis of Sound and Highway Traffic NoiseThis video is an educational tool presenting the fundamentals of sound and highway traffic noise. The first part of the video covers the basics of sound, including the following topics: sound waves, frequency, noise, sound pressure level, sound perception, and other stuff.
Keywords: dot.gov; public.resource.org
Downloads: 98
[movies]Highway Noise Barrier Design - Department of Transportation
Department of TransportationVideo VH-708Highway Noise Barrier DesignAVA20862VNB1. John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA. This report includes the issuances received during the specified period from the Commission (CLI), the Atomic Safety and Licensing Boards (LBP), the Administrative Law Judges (ALJ), the Directors' Decisions (DD), and the Decisions on Petitions for Rulemaking.
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Downloads: 147
[movies]Bicycle Safety Tips - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Bicycle Safety Tips AVA21460DVD1, May 2006 Whether you're new to bicycling, a bit rusty, a recreational rider, or an experienced rider, this video will give a quick review of the basics of bicycle safety. The video includes discussion on bicycle and helmet fit, rules of the road, and safe riding procedures.
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Downloads: 332
[movies]Motorcycle Safety Helmet Effectiveness - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Motorcycle Safety Helmet Effectiveness AVA07879VNB1 Discusses the role of helmets in reducing the severity of motorcycle injuries. Makes the point that 75% of a cyclist's road hazards lie in front of him, thus weakening the argument that helmets are dangerous because of vision restrictions.
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Downloads: 643
[movies]Hazardous Materials: General Awareness and Familiarization - Department of Transportation
Department of TransportationVideo VH-588Hazardous Materials: General Awareness and FamiliarizationThis video provides basic training for shippers and carriers on how to transport hazardous materials in accordance with US DOT regulations. This is not complete hazardous material training, just an introduction (General Awareness & Familiarization). The video defines hazardous materials and provides guidance to recognize and identify hazardous materials...
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Downloads: 1,243
[movies]Highway Noise Barriers: Performance, Maintenance and Safety - Department of Transportation
Department of TransportationVideo VH-707Highway Noise Barriers: Performance, Maintenance and SafetyAVA19985VNB1. John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA. Acoustics Facility. The video illustrates different aspects of highway noise barriers. Topics covered include basic acoustics, barrier perforance, types of barriers, barrier materials, and maintenance and safety concerns.
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Downloads: 105
[movies]Ensuring Safety: Transporting Hazardous Materials by Air - Department of Transportation
Department of TransportationVideo RSPA/USDOTEnsuring Safety: Transporting Hazardous Materials by AirThis video describes the basic procedures for transporting hazardous materials by air.
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Downloads: 139
[movies]Utility Cuts in Paved Roads (Part 2) - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-363Utility Cuts in Paved Roads (Part 2)Part 1 introduces the problems created by utility cuts. Project management is addressed in a review of interagency utility coordination and control, locating existing underground utilities, and traffic control. Part 2 continues with utility cut work methods: pavement cutting, excavation, backfilling, surface restoration, and site clean-up...
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Downloads: 68
[movies]Traffic Detector Video Training Course - Part 3 - Detector Installation - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-584Traffic Detector Video Training Course - Part 3 - Detector InstallationThis training course on traffic detectors provides an understanding of how detectors work and the best methods to install, maintain, and repair them. The course is divided into four parts: detector theory, applications and evolution; detector design; detector installation; and detector maintenance...
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Downloads: 60
[movies]LP Gas: Know the Facts - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-309LP Gas: Know the FactsThis video demonstrates safety procedures for working with liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). The tape is structured to be stopped at intervals for audience discussion. Key points are: allow only trained personnel to fill containers, detect leaks, store containers correctly, handle cylinders carefully, and use LPG properly (wear protective gear, don't smoke, etc.)...
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Downloads: 76
[movies]Chip Seal Application - Part 1 - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-316Chip Seal Application - Part 1Part 1 (about 15 min.) is a good basic introduction to chip sealing, covering preliminary concerns such as familiarity with contract documents and traffic control plans, materials, equipment, surface preparation, weather requirements, and application rates.
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Downloads: 151
[movies]Night Lights: How Retroreflectivity Makes Our Roads Safer - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-466Night Lights: How Retroreflectivity Makes Our Roads SaferThis video explains the safety benefits and the technology of retroflectivity -- the property of signs, markings and materials that reflects light from vehicle headlights back to the driver. Excellent visuals depict the effects of lighting (daytime, nighttime, dawn and dusk) and weather (clear, rain, snow, fog) conditions on retroreflectivity...
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Downloads: 125
[movies]Technical Advancements for Maintenance Workers SHRP: Grabbing Hold of the Future - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-166Technical Advancements for Maintenance Workers SHRP: Grabbing Hold of the FutureStrategic Highway Research Program (SHRP) products and research goals for highway maintenance are presented in this video. These include pavement maintenance products for faster, longer-lasting repairs, including two- component polyurethane resins and pre-mixed cold patch for pothole repair...
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Downloads: 43
[movies]Performance Contracting - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationPerformance ContractingHighways for Life.
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Downloads: 62
[movies]Asphalt Paving Inspection (Part 1) - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-318Asphalt Paving Inspection (Part 1)Proper inspection techniques for local agencies are presented in three parts. Part 1 (about 27 min.) introduces an inspector's preliminary responsibilities: document review, coordination with the public, field review, equipment checks, planning traffic control, meeting weather requirements, and inspecting the tack coat application...
Keywords: fhwa.dot.gov; public.resource.org
Downloads: 170
[movies]Emergency Relief (E.R.) for Federal-Aid Highways - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-37Emergency Relief (E.R.) for Federal-Aid HighwaysFederal emergency relief funds are available for reconstruction and repair of highways and local roads in the federal-aid system that have been damaged by natural disaster or catastrophic failure. This video describes the relief program, the limits on use of funds, and the requirements for eligibility. Local and federal agency procedures and requirements are clearly outlined against a background of dramatic ...
Keywords: fhwa.dot.gov; public.resource.org
Downloads: 99
[movies]Finding Better Ways: New Research into Cost-Effective Pavement Repairs - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-242Finding Better Ways: New Research into Cost-Effective Pavement RepairsThis video outlines Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP) research goals for improving pothole repairs, spall repairs, spall repairs and joint filling and sealing in concrete pavements. The research programs, product tests and financial benefits of improved pavement repair methods are described...
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Downloads: 60
[movies]Highway Noise Barriers: Performance, Maintenance and Safety - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-707Highway Noise Barriers: Performance, Maintenance and SafetyThe video illustrates different aspects of highway noise barriers. Topics covered include basic acoustics, barrier perforance, types of barriers, barrier materials, and maintenance and safety concerns.
Keywords: fhwa.dot.gov; public.resource.org
Downloads: 80
[movies]Training: The Obscured Advantage - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-356Training: The Obscured AdvantageThe benefits of workforce training for professionalism, motivation, productivity and safety are touted in this video intended for agency managers. It promotes the training opportunities available through the Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP).
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Downloads: 61
[movies]Preventive Maintenance: Project Selection -- Right Road, Right Treatment, Right Time - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-411Preventive Maintenance: Project Selection -- Right Road, Right Treatment, Right TimeA good, modern video that emphasizes the importance of preventive maintenance. It discusses pavement condition surveys using moving vehicle visual inspections to catch signs of distress early. Short interviews with state DOT personnel include Caltrans key maintenance people Larry Orcutt, Tom Pyle, and Gary Hildebrand...
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Downloads: 130
[movies]Traffic Detector Video Training Course - Part 2 - Detector Design - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-584Traffic Detector Video Training Course - Part 2 - Detector DesignThis training course on traffic detectors provides an understanding of how detectors work and the best methods to install, maintain, and repair them. The course is divided into four parts: detector theory, applications and evolution; detector design; detector installation; and detector maintenance...
Keywords: fhwa.dot.gov; public.resource.org
Downloads: 88
[movies]Work Zone Safety - Part 6 - Lunchtime - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-334Work Zone Safety - Part 6 - LunchtimeWork Zone Safety Maintenance Operations on Rural Highways. This six-part instructional video describes temporary traffic control in short-term work sites. Part 6 (16 min.) changes the pace with a lunchroom discussion which relates an agency's court losses to employee salaries. This last segment, however, is also directed to management, stressing personnel training, conformity to the MUTCD, inspection of traffic contro...
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Downloads: 106
[movies]Subsurface Utility Engineering: A Technology for the 90's - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-305Subsurface Utility Engineering: A Technology for the 90'sNew technologies are introduced for locating pre-existing underground utilities in the highway design and construction process. Electromagnetics and sonics are used to designate utility placement without excavation. Vacuum excavation technology is shown for locating with only minor excavation. Data mapping with CAD is used in the design process...
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Downloads: 94
[movies]Caution, Litigation Ahead - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-15Caution, Litigation AheadThrough interviews with highway department administrators and attorneys, this video presents the magnitude of the increasing tort liability problem faced by highway departments and stresses the importance of building and maintaining roads to accepted standards, keeping good departmental records, and training employees for safety. Strategic planning for tort liability and the functions of a risk management task force are described...
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Downloads: 55
[movies]Uses of Asphalt-Rubber - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-187Uses of Asphalt-RubberRecycled tires blended with asphalt cement produce asphalt rubber. Its many uses include asphalt rubber concrete (ARC), open graded friction courses, stress absorbing membranes (SAM's), stress absorbing membrane interlayers (SAMI's), cape seals, three-layer systems, and waterproof membranes. Placement and benefits of each are briefly described...
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Downloads: 119
[movies]Breakaway Timber Utility Poles - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-306Breakaway Timber Utility PolesThe components of breakaway utility pole design are illustrated and Kentucky field test results are reported in this video. Pole installation is shown and discussed in some detail. The FHWA endorses these poles for some situations and asks for additional test sites in a concluding speech.
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Downloads: 150
[movies]Smart Moves: A Decision-Makers Video on the Intelligent Transportation Infrastructure - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-389Smart Moves: A Decision-Makers Video on the Intelligent Transportation InfrastructureThis program promotes the use of advanced technologies to reduce congestion, safeguard air quality, improve service and increase efficiency. Application of advanced communication technologies in three major metropolitan areas -- Phoenix, Chicago and Montgomery County, Maryland-- are highlighted with voice-over by decision-makers in those areas...
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Downloads: 78
[movies]Scheduled Lives, Stressful Drives - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-445Scheduled Lives, Stressful DrivesHow Advanced Traveler Information Systems Are Changing The Way We Think About Urban Mobility. This video is about the benefits of Advanced Traveler Information Systems and how they can be used by travelers to lower stress and reduce time wasted in traffic congestion. Beyond radio traffic reports and overhead or roadside variable message boards, real-time ATIS can be accessed over the internet, by phone (511), or through a...
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Downloads: 54
[movies]Major Investment Studies Teleconference May 4, 1995 (Part 1) - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-333Major Investment Studies Teleconference May 4, 1995 (Part 1)The Major Investment Study (MIS) process mandated by ISTEA is described in short presentations by federal panelists alternating with extended question and answer sessions. A short video segment introduces MIS in very simple terms, then the first panelist describes Decision Making in the MIS, discussing federal requirements and the place of MIS in the metropolitan planning process...
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Downloads: 31
[movies]Improving American Roads Through International Technology Transfer - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-472Improving American Roads Through International Technology TransferThis video describes the FHWA Office of International Programs' International Technology Scanning Program. The scanning program was initiated in 1990 through a Congressional mandate. The National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials' (AASHTO) Special Committee on International Activity are partners in the ef...
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Downloads: 78
[movies]Advanced Warning (Flashing) Arrow Panels: Positive Guidance - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-608Advanced Warning (Flashing) Arrow Panels: Positive GuidanceThe flashing arrow panel is one of the most effective and riveting traffic control devices used in work zones, clearly broadcasting the message lane closed ahead. This program describes correct use of flashing arrow panels to indicate lane closure for highway construction work zones. The video discusses mode selections (arrow, chevron, or caution; flashing or sequential), panel design standards f...
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Downloads: 158
[movies]Quality Control of Concrete On Site (Part 2) - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-274Quality Control of Concrete On Site (Part 2)Tests for on-site quality verification of concrete are demonstrated in this series of four tapes. Parts 1 and 2 show conventional control tests, with demonstrations of sampling methods, tests for temperature, and a very clear, detailed demonstration of the slump test (AASHTO T-119). Tests are shown for air content and unit weight, and procedures are given for forming cylinders and beams onsite for subsequent co...
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Downloads: 153
[movies]Work Zone Safety - Part 3 - Length of Zones - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-334Work Zone Safety - Part 3 - Length of ZonesWork Zone Safety Maintenance Operations on Rural Highways. This six-part instructional video describes temporary traffic control in short-term work sites. Part 3 (16 min.) explains the required lengths of the advance warning, transition, activity and termination zones of temporary traffic control zones.
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Downloads: 87
[movies]Chip Seal Application - Part 3 - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-316Chip Seal Application - Part 3Part 3 (9 min.) examines chip seal application problems, most of which are caused by improper equipment maintenance or operation. Uneven spray patterns and chip distribution are discussed, and some safety hazards are also pinpointed. The video uses metric units.
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Downloads: 68
[movies]The Best Defense is a Good Road - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-311The Best Defense is a Good RoadThis video for highway and public works administrators describes risk management procedures to reduce tort liability, with emphasis on good documentation of routine and emergency maintenance activities. The point is made with a simulation of courtroom testimony concerning signing deficiency.
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Downloads: 71
[movies]Plows of the Future - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-288Plows of the FutureImproved snowplow designs developed by SHRP are more efficient and improve operator control and visibility. Problems with conventional moldboards, blades, and snow scoops are shown. SHRP research is briefly described, and improved products are shown in operation. Angled scoops, tall low-friction moldboards with an adjustable tripping edge, and a shortened plow frame are demonstrated...
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Downloads: 97
[movies]Problems With Gravel Roads (Part 2) - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-317Problems With Gravel Roads (Part 2)This 3-part video was developed to help local agencies recognize typical problems with gravel roads, understand their causes, and correct them in a cost-effective manner.
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Downloads: 119
[movies]Driving Innovation 2010 - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationDriving Innovation 2010Highways for Life.
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Downloads: 162
[movies]Highway Safety: Functional Requirements - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-48AHighway Safety: Functional RequirementsThe first in a series that demonstrates proper installation and maintenance of highway safety features and describes how they function, this introductory video outlines the course through clips from the each segment of the series: Introduction and Clear Zone Concept; Standard Barriers; End Treatments and Transitions; Pavements and Shoulders; Drainage Structures; Breakaway Supports; Crash Cushions; Roadside Cross Sec...
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Downloads: 115
[movies]Planning for Progress - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationPlanning for ProgressPlanning for Progress Video, FHWA. The video recording "Planning for Progress" provides an effective and brief (12 minutes) overview of intermodal freight transportation and addresses why it is important for decision-makers, public transportation planners and other transportation professionals to integrate freight in their local, State, and multi-jurisdictional planning and investment decisions...
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Downloads: 76
[movies]SHRP: Paving the Way for Tomorrow's Highways - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-120SHRP: Paving the Way for Tomorrow's HighwaysThis video provides an overview of the Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP), which seeks solutions to common but costly problems such as pavement deterioration, bridge corrosion, and snow and ice control. Administration, funding and research goals of this five-year, 50 million program are described. Research projects in asphalt, pavement performance, highway operations and concrete structures are outlined,...
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Downloads: 106
[movies]Highway Safety: Pavements and Shoulders - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-48EHighway Safety: Pavements and ShouldersThe functional requirements of pavements and shoulders are described, beginning with the elements of pavements and shoulders and the characteristics that contribute to poor performance. Skid resistance, measurement of pavement friction and polishing aggregates are discussed, along with drainage and vehicle steering factors...
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Downloads: 94
[movies]Bridge Deck Overlays - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationVideo VH-273EBridge Deck OverlaysThis video begins with a discussion of deck condition, including inspection techniques, and then moves on to overlay materials, concentrating on latex-modified concrete (LMC) and silica fume concrete (SFC). Surface preparation is demonstrated, beginning with scarification and hydro-demolition. Blast cleaning of the surface and test runs of the finishing machine are shown...
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Downloads: 180
[movies]All Weather Paint for Work Zone - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationAll Weather Paint for Work ZoneHighways for Life. Demonstration of the technology in a controlled environment with a rain simulator and at an experimental site where three different formulations of the All-Weather-Paint were evaluated by drivers, together with the conventional pavement markings and a temporary wet-weather tape.
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Downloads: 60
[movies]Round Abouts - Federal Highway Administration
Federal Highway AdministrationRound AboutsHighways for Life.
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Downloads: 78
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